Carli Manchester, Ed.D.
Department of Professional Educational Studies
Carli graduated from American College of Education with her doctorate in Leadership with a focus in STEM. Carli was born and raised in Ohio. After graduating with her Bachelor's degree from University of Toledo in 2005, she and her husband, who is also an educator, moved to Charleston, South Carolina where she has served as a middle school math teacher and instructional coach for the past 15 years. Dr. Manchester also received her Gifted and Talented Certification from College of Charleston (2006), M.Ed. in Secondary Administration and Supervision from Charleston Southern University (2010), Cognitive Coach Training (2012), and Competency-Based Education Certification from MIT (2019). Dr. Manchester is part of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honors Society. In her leisure time, Carli enjoys spending time with her husband and kids at family barbecues, outdoors, swimming, riding bikes, and playing sports. Carli is extremely excited to return to ACE as a member of the ACE faculty family.
Doctorate in Leadership/ STEM
American College of Education
Master's in Secondary Administration and Supervision
Charleston Southern University
Bachelor's in Middle Childhood Education
University of Toledo
STEM Education, Leadership, Servant Leadership, Professional Development in Math an Science, Competency Based Learning, Problem Based Learning
M.Ed. in Science Education Master of Education
M.Ed. in STEM Education Master of Education
This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.
M.A. in Elementary Teaching Master of Arts
The Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching degree is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career of working with young learners.
Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Elementary Education Certificate
This program is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, it will prepare you for a career of working with young learners.